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Main Entry: 1scribe
Pronunciation: primarystressskrimacrb
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English scribe "one of a class of scholars and copiers of the Scriptures in ancient Israel," from Latin scriba "official writer," from scribere "to write" --related to CIRCUMSCRIBE, DESCRIPTION, SCRIBBLE, SCRIPTURE, SHROVE TUESDAY
1 : a scholar of the Jewish law in New Testament times
2 a : a public secretary or clerk b : a person who copies manuscripts

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